After much waiting, the reissue of theAlsta Nautoscaph Superautomatic 1970 it’s finally out! Those for whom this name is still vague, know that we are talking here of a very particular model, namely, the one seen in The teeth of the sea in 1975
This Steven Spielberg film is timeless and it is not necessary to present it. Inside, we find notably the American actor Richard Dreyfuss in the role of the biologist Matt Hooper, who saw this famous diver. Alsta Nautoscaph. After the quartz crisis in the late 1970s, High He disappeared for several years to return recently with affordable vintage diving watches, including this new version.
the Nautoscaph Superautomatic It was designed to be as close as possible to the original of the film, while incorporating modern materials and cutting-edge technology. It is now available in a limited edition of 1975 pieces.
The watch consists of a cushion-shaped case, molded in 316L quality stainless steel, complete with a screwed crown with triple locking, which guarantees its water resistance up to 300 m (30 ATM). The case is crowned by a black unidirectional rotating bezel, with a detailed minute track and a silver part for the first 15 minutes.
Under the sapphire crystal, a black dial with large coffin-shaped indexes, filled with C3 Super-LumiNova, as well as large Arabic numerals at 12, 6 and 9. A date window is placed at 3 o’clock. Conical sword-style needles are also filled with C3 Super-LumiNova. Like any good diver that respects itself, it obviously offers excellent visibility.
the Nautoscaph Superautomatic It can be hung on the wrist with a black vulcanized rubber strap. At the heart of this anti-magnetic and impact-resistant watch according to ISO 1413), a Seiko NH35A automatic caliber of 24 rubies, with a rate of 21,600 vph (3Hz). It offers a power reserve of 41 hours.
the Nautoscaph Superautomatic It is an outdoor watch, designed to be easily used daily, but also as a diving watch. Like all Alsta creations, it has been designed to be robust and withstand the pressure of the seabed, the blows and the vibrations that can be found in the mountains, in the snow or in the rock.
In addition to being manufactured and tested to withstand the toughest conditions, Alsta watches are also aesthetically well designed to suit any occasion. This new Nautoscaph Superautomatic 1970 is no exception! She is an elegant and reliable diver with a beautiful vintage charm. It is limited to 1,975 pieces, in homage to the film’s release date. The teeth of the sea, and is available for sale by several brand partners.
Price: 795 GBP